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2 E. 2nd St. (Hwy 9), Parkville, MO 64152
(816) 587-7272
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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The food was good. The service left a little to be desired. Our server was distracted or something. She left our salads sit on the bar and never brought them until we asked about them when she brought our meal. She had drowned the salad in dressing -- you could have drank it there was so much... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2014
Evelyn H
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Parkville, Missouri
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Kansas City, MO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I had chicken piccata. It was good, even though we sat outside and couldn't see our meal. It was night and there was only one light. The outdoor seating was fun. The prices were great. I would get lasagna rolls next time. Bread was chewy. Like it was microwaved. They meant jones a weekend brunch. Sounds good. Art work for... More 

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Leavenworth, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Stumbled up this great gem on a Saturday night. Service was outstanding, servers were fun and OMG we had the chicken cordon blue and it was out of the world. There is a special sauce that comes with it, that I wish I knew how to make. The bread is to die for and I don't even eat bread. I'm... More 

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Camarillo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Excellent Italian cuisine! Affordable. Great service and cute town. Walking park nearby and although it would make sense if it was a wait list for a table, there is usually one available with no wait. Indoor or outdoor seating. My KC favorite spot for Italian.

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Parkville, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food was good. The service left a little to be desired. Our server was distracted or something. She left our salads sit on the bar and never brought them until we asked about them when she brought our meal. She had drowned the salad in dressing -- you could have drank it there was so much. The pasta was... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

My family stopped in to Papa Frank's during a recent day trip to Parkville, MO. The restaurant is clean, attractive and has a nice local feel. The menu features standard Italian and American dishes, and a nice $5.99 lunch menu. Be sure to try the pasta diavolo and Italian steak soup; the soup in particular was unique and tasty. The... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

I was actually trying to find another restaurant in the area and couldn't so I stopped into Franks and I'm glad I did. Nice menu, nothing crazy but my dinner was perfectly cooked under the watchful eye of Frank and the portion was right on the money. Often times you get way too much pasta in a serving but this... More 

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Gladstone
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2009

I thought I knew Italian from the myriad restaurants I have eaten at across the U.S. I haven't been to Italy so I know a few may scoff at the following remarks but the food here is wonderful. I had the fettucine alfredo and although I have eaten this dish at least 100 times in my life it was like... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2009

Nice little historic Italian restaurant on the main drag in Parkville, MO. It's really small, but that provides a cozy atmosphere. I had a calzone which was really good, as was my guest's eggplant parmisian. It's close to all the other shops in town, including some great little ice cream parlors.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 E. 2nd St. (Hwy 9), Parkville, MO 64152
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Parkville
  • Phone Number: (816) 587-7272

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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